It’s a 7:00 pm CT kick-off at Soldier Field on Saturday as Chicago Fire (2-4-4; 10 points), currently in 14th place in the league, welcome Cincinnati FC (5-5-1; 16 points), who are in 5th place in the league. Fire, may have had fluctuating amounts of wins and losses lately, but this match sees them playing in front of their own supporters.
Chicago Fire have a record of 2-3-4 in their last 9 matches against the Cincinnati FC. October 21, 2021 was the last time the sides clashed with each other and it ended in a 3-4 win for Orange and Blue. Fire’s total goals across these head-to-head games is 12 compared to Cincy’s nine.
Chicago Fire vs Cincinnati FC Prediction
FanDuel have the Chicago Fire as strong favorites going into this match with odds of -110, while the Cincinnati FC are +260 outsiders. 2 total goals are predicted.
Chicago Fire enter into this game in 14th place in the league having secured two wins, four losses and four draws in their last 10 matches. The squad has had an assortment of victories and failures lately and have netted a total of 7 so far, conceding 11. This has principally been due to the vigor demonstrated by Xherdan Shaqiri, who has two goals, and Kacper Przybylko who has two. In their most recent match, Chicago Fire outplayed Atlanta United 4-1.
With a tally of 16 points so far this season, Cincinnati FC are ready for the game and will maximize every opportunity in front of them. They lost against Minnesota United 0-1 last Sunday and the team has experienced some painful losses and energizing wins recently and so far this campaign, they’ve recorded five wins, five losses and one draw. When they have done well this season, it’s predominantly been due to the efforts of Brandon Vazquez and Luciano Acosta. Can the pair steerCincy to a win here?
Going into this match, Chicago Fire will be missing Spencer Richey. Cincinnati FC will be missing Allan Cruz, Ronald Matarrita and Raymon Gaddis.
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Moneyline Pick: Chicago Fire (-110) at FanDuel
Fire are considered to be the favorite according to the market. The squad has not had a fruitful start to the month with a recent win percentage of 20% in their last 10 games (two wins, four losses and four draws). In comparison Cincy have a win percentage of 50% in their last 10 games (five wins, three losses and two draws).
Chicago Fire vs Cincinnati FC Betting Odds
- Moneyline: Chicago Fire (-110), Cincinnati FC (+260)
- Spread: Chicago Fire -0.5 (-107), Cincinnati FC 0.5 (-117)
- Over/Under: Under 2.5 Goals (-115), Over 2.5 Goals (-120)
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Chicago Fire vs Cincinnati FC Betting Trends
- Win-Loss record last 10 games: Chicago Fire 2-4-4, Cincinnati FC 5-3-2
- Home/Road Splits: Chicago Fire (2-4-4), Cincinnati FC (5-5-1)
- Head-To-Head: Chicago Fire’s record is 2-3-4 in their last 9 matches against the Cincinnati FC
- Type of Match: League
Over/Under Pick: Under 2.5 Total Goals (-115) at BetMGM
Fire have averaged 0.6 goals per game over their last 10 matches. Cincy have scored an average of 1.2 goals per game over their last 10 matches in comparison.
Spread Pick: Chicago Fire -0.5 Goals (-107) at Caesars
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